ISLAMABAD: The legal wing of FBR has won 7676 litigation cases involving Rs 76484 million revenue from different courts during current financial year 2018-19.
According to details provided to Customs Today, the legal department of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has triumphed 755 number of cases worth Rs 2766 million in Supreme Court of Pakistan during current FY18-19 (July to April) as well as it won 1839 number of cases in Sindh High Court worth Rs 43824 million.
The FBR’s legal department succeeded in 188 number of cases in Lahore High court worth Rs 3940 million while it received Rs 75 million through 87 number of cases in Peshawar High Court, furthermore the FBR earned Rs 361 million in 123 number cases in Balochistan High Court.
It was informed that the legal department of FBR won 26 number of cases worth Rs 205 million in the Islamabad High Court. It received Rs 3019 million from 502 revenue litigation cases at Customs Appellate Tribunal whereas 32 number of cases were succeeded by Collector Appeals as well as the FBR prevailed 4124 number of litigation cases worth Rs 23374 million at Customs Adjudication Collectors.
Official sources of FBR informed the correspondent that the performance of the legal department of FBR could be enhanced by hiring and selection of lawyers in a professional manner as well as the financial package should be revised and per case rate should be enhanced according to the nature of case.